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Maute gunmen to be accorded due process

By FROILAN GALLARDO Special Correspondent President Rodrigo Duterte over the weekend vowed fair treatment to the ISIS-inspired Maute Group fighting in Marawi if they surrender without harming the hostages. Duterte made this offer on Saturday after military commanders on the ground assured him that the ISIS-Maute gunmen will be soon ...

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Construction workers drown off Iligan coast

Iligan City — Two construction workers, who decided to go fishing after a drinking spree here, drowned off the coast of Iligan City. The fatalities were identified as siblings Fernando and Candido Mendoza Tonghay, both hail from Zamboanga City. Numerano, who is a brother of the two fatalities, said Fernando ...

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Leader: Church helping evacuees not to be feared

MARAWI City — A Maranao woman has urged evacuees to ask Christian churches to help them, and appealed to the latter to consider giving out cash instead of relief goods. As the crisis dragged on for almost four months now, Samira Gutoc Tomawis head of the Ranao Rescue Team said ...

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Jaywalkers face fine starting today in Davao

DAVAO City — The City Transportation and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO) announced that jaywalkers and other violators of the traffic law will be facing stricter penalties starting today. Previously, pedestrians who violated the Anti-Jaywalking Ordinance, which was enforced in December, were only made to undergo a seminar. But with the ...

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